— Are you a passionate, strategic thinker with the ability to motivate and inspire others?  If so, now is the time to apply to join the AARP Wisconsin Executive Council! Our office is now accepting applications for an Executive Council member, one of AARP’s top volunteer positions at the state level. Visionary leaders are needed to help shape our community outreach and advocacy efforts here in Wisconsin. Be a Leader: * Lead more than 150 AARP volunteers in Wisconsin * Represent the …

— AARP President Jeannine English, CPA and MBA, will speak about Communities for All Ages: A Critical Time for Leaders when she addresses the City Club of Cleveland at noon on Friday, October 2, 2015. Communities all over America are facing a sweeping change as the Boomer generation gets older and longevity increases. With smart planning and innovation this demographic upheaval is an opportunity to make Cleveland and other cities “age friendly” in a way that improves the quality of life …

— AARP is proud to sponsor this year’s Seattle/King County Remote Area Medical Clinic.  Free dental vision and medical services will be provided from October 23 – October 26 at KeyArena at Seattle Center. Intended to serve vulnerable and underserved people in our region, Seattle/King County Clinic is truly an inclusive event providing a broad range of free services to anyone in need. Patients will register on-site only on each day of the four-day event, and they will not be asked …

— Drive into a Safer New Year With 3 Tips from AARP Driver Safety  By Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach Each New Year, millions of Americans make resolutions in the hopes of making the upcoming year better than the last. Some may strive to drop a few pounds or pick up a new hobby, while others may plan to cut back on spending or spend more time with loved ones. While these …

— By Julie E. Lee, Vice President & National Director, AARP Driver Safety, Education and Outreach Cutting back on driving can be challenging, but as drivers age, many of them decide to limit their time behind the wheel. According to research conducted by The Hartford and MIT AgeLab, two-thirds of older drivers voluntarily self-regulate their driving. Many drivers self-regulate by limiting their driving in low light situations, such as at dusk, dawn or night. Driving in low light can be dangerous …